DSS parades four suspects over Donu Kogbara’s kidnap

THE Department of State Services, DSS, yesterday paraded four suspects behind the kidnap of Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara, at its Rivers State headquarters on Forces Avenue, Old GRA, Port Harcourt. The post DSS parades four suspects over Donu Kogbara’s kidnap appeared first on Vanguard News.

Police Nab Abuja Bomb Blasts Masterminds

Two of the suspected masterminds of the October 2, 2015, Boko Haram bombings in Nyanya and Kuje, two satellite towns in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that killed over 20 people and injured dozens of others, are already in police net. Inspector-General of Police Solomon Arase made this known yesterday

New Islamic Calendar: Osun Govt Declares Today Public Holiday

Osun State government has declared today a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic calendar year (Hijrah 1436). This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday in Osogbo by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Regional Integration and Special Duties, Mr Adelowo Adewumi.

Concessioning: NLC threatens Imo govt over harassment of workers

NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday, said it would resist alleged use of police by Imo State Government to chase out workers from offices, especially, paratatals in order to concession them. The post Concessioning: NLC threatens Imo govt over harassment of workers appeared first on Vanguard News.

Alamieyesigha’s Death: Gov Dickson Postpones Campaign Flag-off

The Bayelsa State governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson yesterday announced the postponement of the official flag-off of his governorship campaign earlier scheduled for October 17, and set up a committee for the state burial rites for the late first civilian governor of the state, Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha, who died last Saturday

Lamar Odom: NBA star found unconscious, airlifted to hospital

This is coming after he reportedly partied for days with a group of women at Dennis Hof’s Love Ranch in Pahrump, Nevada. Khloe Kardashian's ex-husband, Lamar Odom has been airlifted to an undisclosed hospital in Las Vegas, United States, after he was found unconscious on Tuesday, October 13, TMZ reports.

SEC Wants State Govts To Explore Islamic Financing

In deepening Islamic finance in Nigeria, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is organising a roundtable workshop on non-interest Capital Market in encouraging state governments to explore the alternative model for financing infrastructure projects through Islamic Capital market products such as Sukuk. The workshop with the theme, “Financing Development through Islamic

Marketers give conditions for fuel availability

Oil marketers have given three conditions for continued supply and distribution of petroleum products, as shortages crept in once again with fuel queues noticeable in some parts of Abuja, Lagos and other cities nationwide. The post Marketers give conditions for fuel availability appeared first on Vanguard News.

NGF laments economic hardship in states

Chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Forum,NGF,Alhaji Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari, has lamented the fortunes first term governors who assumed office in their respective states across the country met in view of the present harsh economic realities starring the nation in the face. The post NGF laments economic hardship in states appeared first

In Asaba: EFCC arrests alleged online fraud kingpin and another

EFCC launched investigation into their activities following a petition by the Department of State Service, DSS. Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two men, who are believed to be members of a syndicate involved in Internet fraud.

3 injured, N50m goods destroyed as fire guts Electronics Int’l Market, Onitsha

Goods worth over N50 million were yesterday gutted by mid night fire while three people sustained various degrees of injury at the popular Electronics International Market Onitsha, the commercial nerve center of Anambra State. The post 3 injured, N50m goods destroyed as fire guts Electronics Int’l Market, Onitsha appeared first

Osinbajo says Nigeria’s economic management needs a re-think

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who has been designated to oversee the Nigerian economy says the current economic strategy needs a rethink, which explains a new paradigm shift by the  President Buhari-led administration in adopting ‘a home grown’ strategy to fix burgeoning local challenges as against the past. Those new strategies

In US: Man gets life sentence for kidnapping friends’ toddler for porn

A federal jury found Shawn McCormack, 31, of Colorado Springs guilty on four counts of sexual exploitation of a child and two counts of kidnapping. A Colorado man convicted of kidnapping a toddler from a couple he was staying with in California and sexually abusing the child to produce pornography

Weco receives NetApp professional service certification

SYSTEMS Integration company in Nigeria, Weco Systems International Limited has attained the status of a NetApp Professional Services Certified Partner (PSCP) for Clustered Data ONTAP, reinforcing its capability to sell, architect, deploy and support NetApp solutions with a commitment to Offering services based on NetApp service delivery best practices. The

Low purchasing power, ignorance affecting tea demand

Though industry researchers have forecasted that tea consumption will grow in Nigeria by five percent annually from 2009 for almost 10 years, low purchasing power and ignorance of the health benefits is affecting tea sales. Apart from the fact that there is currently a cash squeeze in the country, Patrick

Chinese Hongxing’s $120m investment boost steel sector

The nation’s steel sector will soon boost up as Hongxing Steel Nigeria Limited, a Chinese firm expands to Aba, Abia State with a $120 million investment in iron/rod factory. The plant which is the biggest in West Africa will be producing about one million tons of iron/rod annually and will

Fans Attack Cynthia Morgan For Her Controversial Picture With A Baby

Cynthia Morgan is coming under some serious fire for a picture she posted on instagram, and for good reason. The picture shows Cynthia Morgan holding a baby in one hand, and smoking what looks like cigarette or maybe even weed with her other hand. I mean, seriously Cynthia?

In Vietnam: Nigerian man allegedly arrested for defiling minor

Emmanuel came to Vietnam in 2008 and is working for a company in the neighboring Ho Chi Minh City. A 35-year-old Nigerian man suspected of having sex with a minor has been arrested by Police in Binh Duong Province in southern Vietnam on Tuesday, October 6.